Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA2001: From Holy Text to Sex Manuals in the Medieval Middle East

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Allen, Roger. The Arabic Literary Heritage: The Development of its Genres and Criticisms. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.


Irwin, Robert (ed.). Night and Horses and the Desert: An Anthology of Classical Arabic Literature. Woodstock, NY: Peter Mayer, 1999.


Robinson, Chase. Islamic Historiography. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.


Van Gelder, Geert Jan. Classical Arabic Literature: A Library of Arabic Literature Anthology. New York: New York University Press, 2013.